Standing as homage to its historical past, a former water mill courting to the start of the 1600s is at present an alluring property outfitted for contemporary residing.
Set within the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur area within the sunny southeastern nook of France, its 3 hectares – about 7.5 acres – of landscaped parkland guarantee privateness. A river runs alongside one aspect of the plush web site.
The romance of the property begins lengthy earlier than one steps via the arched doorways. On the grounds close to the stone-walled chateau, a pure lake has been remodeled right into a swimming pool.
Boulders flank a sandy seashore containing a spa on the waters’ edge. A sunning deck sits to 1 aspect.
Pure stone ledges descend into the deep finish, as do man-made stone steps off a tree-shaded patio. A waterfall provides motion to the pool’s floor.
The 460-square-meter – almost 5,000-square-foot – conventional farmhouse evokes a fort with its grand rooms, vaulted ceilings and wood doorways. Burgundy ground tiles, stone-clad cellars and fireplaces with carved mantelpieces add to the impact.One such fire occupies the lounge, which options coved ceilings and a diamond-patterned checkerboard tile ground. On this room the firebox has been outfitted with a wood-burning range.
The lengthy dining-family room advantages from French doorways topped by arched home windows that herald further mild and mimic the curve of the ceiling.
A den-like space off the center-island kitchen has room for a desk, a sitting space and a piano.
The big major suite, with a fire and lounging space, opens to a balcony. There are a complete of eight bedrooms with loos and dressing areas.
The wine cellar is sort of cave-like with stone partitions and an arched stone ceiling. A central chandelier within the tasting space performs properly in opposition to the country inside.
The bar has the same motif with stonework, a patterned tile ground and each counter and desk seating.
A basement supplies further cupboard space and may very well be transformed right into a health club or a house theater.
A second spa pool, a fishing pond and a petanque sports activities courtroom full the grounds. One other bonus: The property is inside strolling distance of a medieval village.
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